ERIC Number: ED416713
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
The Concurrent Validity of Cloze Test with Essay Test among Korean Students.
Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education, v2 n2 Sum 1996
A study investigated the concurrent validity of the cloze test administered with an essay test to Korean university students. Subjects were 129 students enrolled in English-as-a-Second-Language courses in Korea. A seventh-word deleted cloze test and a descriptive essay test were administered. Analysis of results indicate a significant correlation between the two tests, confirming the findings of two previous studies that cloze tests can be used as an alternative to essay tests. Theoretically, the results suggest that writing proficiency may be an important factor in cloze performance. Practically, the results suggest that the cloze procedure may be effective as a teaching device. The cloze test, cloze test instructions, and essay test instructions used are appended. Contains 21 references. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related document, see FL 025 207.